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North Carolina Eugenics

Dark Legacy Of Forced Sterilization Haunts North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.26.2013 | Crime

In the back room of a hospital, a doctor takes a scalpel and surgically removes the reproductive organs of an unwilling participant, ending an individ...

N.C. Racial Justice Act Vote Threatens State's Progressive Streak

Benjamin Todd Jealous | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Todd Jealous

If our representatives want North Carolina to prosper in the coming decades, they need to stop attacking communities of color, low-income communities and others who disagree with them. Otherwise they will drag North Carolina backwards in history.

Propofol, Tina Fey and What Happens When You Can't Tell a Superstar "No"

Shelley Ross | Posted 01.09.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

How can NBC let its premiere news anchor, who's known for his quick wit and dry humor, be exposed as an embarrassing uncle at the grown-ups table.

Can You Write a Check for Genocide? -- Who Should Write It?

Edwin Black | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Edwin Black

America's pseudo-scientific crusade to create a white, blond, blue-eyed biologically superior "master race" was a misguided and often racist twentieth-century quest called eugenics.

Eugenics Victims Fight For Justice

AP | By ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

WINFALL, N.C. -- Elaine Riddick's small frame heaves, her rapid, shallow breaths whistling in her throat as she forces the words out between her sobs....